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Shiraz: versatile red wines from South Africa

Shiraz wines from South Africa are available as excellent cuvées and as a pure grape variety from many wineries in Tulbagh at valleygrapes .

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Lemberg Louis Blend 2019

Lemberg
5.0 (1)

€22,90

Unit price
€30,53per l

Swanepoel SMG Blend 2021

Swanepoel

€18,90

Unit price
€25,20per l

Theuniskraal Shiraz 2021

Theuniskraal

€10,90

Unit price
€14,53per l

Blue Crane Shiraz 2021

Blue Crane

€16,90

Unit price
€22,53per l

Saronsberg Shiraz Rosé 2023

Saronsberg

€10,90

Unit price
€14,53per l

Saronsberg Shiraz 2020

Saronsberg

€34,90

Unit price
€46,53per l

Saronsberg Full Circle 2020

Saronsberg

€59,50

Unit price
€79,33per l

Saronsberg Provenance Shiraz 2019

Saronsberg

€18,90

Unit price
€25,20per l

Lemberg Rosie's Blanc de Noir 2022 - valleygrapes
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Lemberg Rosie's Blanc de Noir 2022

Lemberg

€9,90

Unit price
€13,20per l

Manley Shiraz 2020

Manley

€14,90

Unit price
€19,87per l

Swanepoel Shiraz 2019

Swanepoel

€18,90

Unit price
€25,20per l

Swanepoel SMG Rosé 2022 - valleygrapes
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Swanepoel SMG Rosé 2022

Swanepoel

€9,90

Unit price
€13,20per l

Shiraz: A journey through the diversity of a legendary wine

Shiraz, a grape variety of remarkable versatility and grace, is winning the hearts of wine lovers worldwide. Their history goes deep into the past and their sensory nuances delight connoisseurs. In South Africa, Shiraz has established itself as one of the most important grape varieties. The warm days and cool nights as well as the special terroir in the Tulbagh Valley offer ideal conditions for cultivation. South African Shiraz wines are characterized by their fullness, fruitiness and elegant tannin structure and have achieved international recognition.

Origin and history

Originally native to Persia (modern-day Iran), the Shiraz grape variety gained its fame in ancient Shiraz. Over the centuries it spread along the Mediterranean trade routes and eventually found a new home in France, where it became known as Syrah.

Cultivation and terroir

Shiraz grows best in temperate climates with sunny days and cool nights. The terroir plays a crucial role and gives the wine its unique characteristics. From calcareous soils to slate slopes, each region shapes the taste of wine in its own way.

Growing locations

Today, Shiraz can be found in various wine-growing regions around the world. From the sun-drenched hills of the Rhône Valley in France to the fertile valleys of Australia, the versatility of this grape variety is interpreted in different ways.

Sensory characteristics

A glass of Shiraz reveals a wealth of flavors ranging from dark berries and plums to spices and a hint of pepper. The strong structure and the balanced acid-tannin ratio make it an ideal companion for a wide variety of dishes.

Food pairing

The versatile flavors of Shiraz harmonize perfectly with a variety of dishes. From grilled meat to spicy curries to strong cheeses, this wine gives every meal a special touch and ensures unforgettable taste experiences.

Conclusion

Shiraz, a grape variety with a rich history and unparalleled sensory diversity, captivates wine lovers around the world. Their character reflects the influences of the terroir and the passion of the winemakers. A glass of Shiraz is not just a drink, but a journey through the world of taste that you want to enjoy again and again.

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